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A warm welcome to Cecille Pelagio, Outpatients Lead at One Hatfield Hospital

The staff team at One Hatfield Hospital are delighted to welcome Cecille Pelagio, our new Outpatients Lead. Cecille has been a registered nurse for 20 years and has a background in respiratory care and rehabilitation. She joins us from Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, a rehabilitation hospital in Welwyn, where she was a Ward Sister for six years.


Children’s Hearing Assessments, with Mrs Fiona Bateson, Consultant Audiologist

One Hatfield Hospital are pleased to offer a special package price of £275 for children’s hearing assessments (age 3 to 16). If you have any concerns about your child’s hearing, you have been waiting a long time for an NHS referral, or would like your child to have the routine hearing assessment recommended at age 4 to 5*, our Consultant Audiologist can help.


Painful Hands & Wrists with Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Andrew Smith

  Your hand may hurt after an obvious injury or for no obvious reason at all.  The majority of problems with the hand have a specific cause and can be treated either by a Specialist Hand Therapist or by a Specialist Hand Surgeon.   Common injuries include joint sprains, ligament tears and fractures of the…


One Ashford GP Newsletter – Winter 2020

  We are pleased to inform you that One Ashford Hospital’s GP Newsletter for Winter 2020 is now available to download via the link below. One Ashford Hospital GP Newsletter – Winter 2020  


The Role of Independent Healthcare During the COVID-19 Outbreak

  Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Helmut Zahn, Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at One Ashford Hospital   Over the past few months, healthcare in the United Kingdom has been put under enormous pressure by the Coronavirus outbreak. Because of the unknown nature of this new predator, drastic action had to be taken, in order to…


Verso Stemless Bone Preserving Reverse Shoulder Replacement with Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Jai Relwani

  Every year, several conventional total shoulder replacements are successfully performed in the UK for patients with shoulder arthritis. This type of surgery, however, is less beneficial for patients with large rotator cuff tears who have developed a complex type of shoulder arthritis called “cuff tear arthropathy.” For these patients, a conventional total shoulder replacement…


Wide Awake Surgery with Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Chris James

  Following the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety of our patients is becoming even more crucial than ever. Where previous operations were mostly performed asleep under general anaesthetic, medical advances have made it possible to now operate with patients awake during their procedure. This is carried out via injections at the top of…